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tur'd eye,

thee I go ;

Thé Jew-Great Houndsditch never

0 D E , faw his peer !- (veer.

TO LIBERTY. The cunning Jew with ev'ry wind can “ I lend my moncelh, 'cause I lofc de

By Mr. G. DYER. nation : I join, mit all my art, to pay taxa- HAIL, more refulgent than the

morning star, tion.

Gay queen of blils, fair daughter of De Var and Peesh to me be quite allvon,

the sky! Give me but von goot flish from dat I woo thee, Liberty, and hope from far great loaf-de loan !”

To catch the brightness of thy rap

[less velt, Yet do not think, proud firs, that we While not unseemly streams thy zoneThall own

Thy wild locks dancing to the frolic The genius we admire is yours alone.


{to reft, We claim our share. Our taste, and While borne on flying feet thou Tcorn'ft wisdom too,

Save where meck Truch her modelt Can equal yours: so let us have our due.

feat may find. We ftudy the antique ! Its simple grace Hail, radiant form divine, bleft Liberty! Shines forth in ev'ry form, and ev'ry Still rove through nature's walks, and face!

let me rove with thee. Thus Lady Candlewick, Sir John just say, dost thou choose to tread the knighted, [bedighted

mountain's brow, Prepares for court. Like turkey-cock, Or haunt mæandring Aream, or With rofy gills, red pluinage, pink and

wanton plain ? muslin,

Up the feep mountain's heights with And scarlet petticoat, the fatin rulling,

[Atrain ; She blazes all abroad! As if the came

Or wake by river's brink the merry To set the presence-chamber in a flame! Or I will trip the laughing plain along, Loaded with dignity, and loops, and A simple iwain 'mida hinds and vir laces,

gins gay,

[long, The prototype of Wenus - and the And Hill will chaunt to thee the ev'ning Graces.

Unwearied with the rapturcs of the Slim as a porter-butt, tall as a drum,

day ; With feathers six feet high, behold her And when embrac'd in sleep's soft arms come !

I lie, (midnight ecstasy. Beef-eaters stand abalh’d, fall back and still flattering dreams shali wake their

ftare; She waddles on with such a Greck, Or dost thou choose to wear the fober

veil Dutch air ! None can dispute her elegance and

Of mild philosophy, and walk upseen, tafte :

Serenely grave, along the cloister pale, All must allow my lady has no waist !

Or in the penlive grove, or feaven Anxious and proud to captivate be

green? Then will

I tend thee or thy secret way, holders,

And from thy musing catch the paHer hips' have just join'd issue with

triot flame, her fhoulders !

Gentle and clear as the sun's smiling ray

[beam, I prare too long; yet, hear me one

At dawn, yet warm as his meridian word mure,

When wond'ring Indians view the poShall I defy, petition, or implore !

tent blaze, Great is your pow's; and you know And think they see their God, and how to use it ;

kindle into praise. None lure would wish, would prompt, Such wast thou seen near Ilis' Giver you to abuse it.


(mortal lage; Our cause is yours: to you that cause

In converse sweet with Locke, imwe truit ;

Such too by Cam with him whose boIf merit you perceive, you'll be to me

som glow'd (Muse's rage. With thy sweet raptures, and the

Nor [home *

Nor less with him, who bore to distant Scourge of his nature, and its wort climes [miseries figh'd.

disgrace, .

(race, His country's love : and o'er her Curfe of his age, and murd'rer of his Brave injur'd patriot he, midt servile Th'ignoble tyrant of his country stood, times

(ever live,

And bath'd his scaffolds in the patriot's Who nobly liv'd, whose name mall

blood,While zeal in Britain glows, while Free. Deftin'd the patriot's fate in all to share. dom thall survive.

To feel his triumphs, and his pangs to

bear,To thun th' uplifted axe, condemned

to roam On the DEATH of the Rev. Dr. A weeping exile from my cherish's KIPPIS.

When malice pour'd her dark insatiate lye,


Call'd it, tho' death to lay, a crime to
And, while the falsehood serv'd her

hateful ends, [friends; PLAC'D 'midêt the tempeft, whose

Congenial audience found in hollow conflicting waves [braves,

Who to the tale “ allent with civil The buoyant form of Gallic Freedom


[to fneer;" I from its swelling surge unheed

And without fneering, teach the rest ful turn, [refts, I mourn.

His friendship o'er me spread that guarWhile, o'er the grave where Kippis

dian shield, Friend of my life I by every tie en

[wield ;

Which his fevereft virtue belt could dear'd,

Repelled by him, relentless lander By me lamented, as by me rever'd !

found Whene'er remembrance would the past Her dart bereft of half its pow'r to

[wound. renew,

(view ; His image mingles with the pedlive | To soothe my sorrows or redress my

Alas! no more to him the task belongs Him through life's length'ning scene 1mark with pride,

wrongs ;

(guide. No more his letter'd aid, enlightened My earliest teacher, and my latest

fage !

(page ; First in the house of prayer, his voice

Shall mark the errors of my careless impreft

Shall hide from public view the faulty CeleNial precepts on my infant breaft:

line, * The hope that refts above," my

And bid the merit he bestows be mine. childhood taught,'. (thought. | Ah! while with fond regret, my feeble And lifted first to God my ductile

verfe And when the heav'n-born Müle's che

[low'd hearse, rilh'd art [ing heart,

Would pour its tribute o'er his halShed its freth pleasures on my glow.

For him, his country twines her civic Flalu'd o'er my soul one spark of purer


[embalm ; light,


And learning's tears his honour'd nama

His were the lavish (tores her force subNew worlds unfolding to my raptur'


[from time ; When firft with timid hand I touch'd the lyre,


Thro' ev'ry 'paffing age has snatch'd

His, the historian's wreathe, the cri. And felt the youthful poet's proud

tic's art, His lib'ral comment fann'd the dawning

A rigid judgment but a feeling heart : flame,

(name ; His, the warm purpose for the gen'ral His plaudit sooth'd me with a poet's


(tian's zeal ; Led by his counsels to the public shrine,

The chriftian's meckness, and the ChrilHc bade the trembling hope to please

And his, the inoral worth to which is be mine ;


(of heaven. What he forgave, the critic eye for

Earth's pureft homage, and the meed gives,

[lives : Aad, for a while, the verse he fančtion'd When on that spot where Gallic free

dom rose, (ampled woes, * Miss W. took refuge in SwitzerAnd where the mouru'd her unex- land during the reign of Robespierre.

SONG his dult. min!

me !"


In the New ENTERTAINMENT of the
Lock and Key.


Written in the Fifteenth Year of his

Age. A

Woman is like to--but stay-
What a woman is like, who can

Fill the bowl, I taste the nectar'd lip:

Still intervenes yon scowling spectre, There's no living with or without one

Care :

[witching fair Love bites like a fly,

Vain the hot vintage, vain the Now an ear, now an eye,

Athwart each bliss he glides in ladowy Buz, buz, always buzzing about one.

sweep, When she's tender and kind,

Dashes with gall the festal draught finShe is like to my mind,


(tear ! And Fanny was 1o, I remember,

Andy in love's dimple drops a killing She is like to-Oh dear!

Where all I Mun his baneful glare She's as good very near

malign? As a ripe melting peach in September.

Lo! 'proud philosophy, demurely If me laugh, and the chat,


[sickly gold, Play, joke, and all that,

Lo! wealth pale-withering o'er his And with smiles and good humour the


cry to lay this fiend be meet me,

mine !" She is like a rich dila

While, 'mid their vaunts, his fafts Of ven’son or fish,

avengeful glide, That cries from the table, " come eat Wound the fear front, and check the

learned pride. But she'll plague you, and vex you, Distract and perplex you,

Majestic nymph of lion-bosom, bound

In faith's strong panoply, attend my False hearted, and ranging,


(around, Unsettled and changing,

Shed thy bright glance of graceful forn What then do you think the is like ?

For, as the louring files of darkness Like a land? like a rock?

fly, Like a wheel? like a clock?

Rapid, before the fun's illustrious eye, Aye, a clock that is always at firike.

So shrinks from Fortitude that craven Her head's like the island folks tell on,

Which nothing but monkeys can doveli

Her heart's like a melon-fo sice
She carves for each lover a sice ;
In truth The's to me,

Like the wind, like the sea,
Whole raging will hearken to no man :

Like a mill,
Like a pill,

Like a flail,
Like å whale,

THE groans of Learning tell that
Like an ass,

Johnson dies-
Liks a glass,

Adieu, great critic of colossal Gize! Whose image is conftant to no man: Greful, ye virtucs, round his tomb Like a flow'r,


Į [friend. Like a show'r,

And deeply mourn your energetic
Like a fly,

Avaunt, ye vices ! he was foc to you :
Yet one, the fubtleft of your tribe, he

Like a flea,

He knew-but, Envy, to his fame be
Like a thief,
Like-in brief,

And though you stain'd his spirit, spare She's like nothing on carthbut a wo.


Like a pie,
Like a pea,

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Bagdad, (in Turkish Persia) 08. 29. , at that period.-General Urrutia, after

having reposed from his fatigues at St. EVERY thing announces considerable Pedro d'Arena, has entered into this

changes in Perlia, which must have capital amidit the applauses of a numeconsiderable influence upon the balance rous populace. of power in Afia, and will in a special Banks of the Rhine, Dec. 20. From manner affect the interests of all the Eu- the 13th not a day has elapsed in which ropean powers, båt most that of the fome action has not taken place between Turkih-empire. Aga Mahmet Kan, the French and the Austrians. That an eunuch, has twice defeated the young which took place near Helmllein, on the prince Loff Ali Kan, and made himfelf Hunfdruck, has been chiefly fatal to the master of Chiras, with all the treafure latter ; they were completely beat, and of the grandees at that place. The had a great number killed and wounded. prince has retreated to Kierman, with The French, on this occasion, pillaged the wreck of his army, from whence he the town of Layen, but were at last bas sent to claim the affiltance of Ruflia: completely driven out of it. We are This power, it seems, has formed the informed, that the baggage and park of delga of seizing upon some of the pro- artillery of the army of Jourdan have vinces, as an indemnification for its been already sent into the territory of trouble. A Chan of Maferandan, a Liege. partifan of the prince Loff Ali Chan, Goblentz, Dec. 25. As neither oxen having marched to Ghilan with fome nor other cattle are to be obtained in the troops, was joined by 1500 Russians neighbourhood, for the supply of the from Astrakan, and afterwards se zed French troops or the Huntdruck, 1400 upon Becht, the capital of Ghilan. peasants are employed weekly to procure

We also learn from Teftes, the capital provisions from the distance of 6 or ? of Georgia, that prince Heraclius was leagues. in daily expectation of two Rufian re. The palas which lead to the pofition giments, in order to penetrate, with the of the French on the Hunsdruck are Georgian troops, into the provinces of now fortified in the lirongelt manner. Chervan and Aderbelan. Prince He- Upper Roine, Dec. 26. Men'z is to raclius is the mere creature of the Ruf be till further fortitied; the circle of the fians, who seems glad of any pretext for Upper Rhine is to furnish from five to making an isruption into Perlia. fix thousand men, to work upon the

Mentz, Dec. 27. Sirce the confer- new.intended works. ence between the French and Austrian They write from Heidelberg, that the generals at Heinweiler, near Kern, in Austrians tcok, on the igih instant, one which the cufation of arms was con hundred bells, which they had taken ceried, all sur troops that had advanced from the churches in the Palatinate, towards the Moselle, are ordered :o fall and were conveying away. The town back.

of Spires has not a lingle bell left to ring Madrid, Dec. 17. A royal order has to church with. been illued, lignifying that the French Heidelberg, Dec. 26. On the 16th, merchants, obliged to leave their fettle the imperial general, Lauer, declared to ments at the commencement of the late M. de Vinningen, president of the Parupture, are to receive a full indemnini. latine government, and M. de Percation for the loss of their effccts, &c. I glafy, the chamber president, that he VOL. XXVII.



had received orders from the emperor | winter quarters. --The heavy cavalry is to seize upon the general treasury of to commence its march on the ed of Manheim, as well as the several others next month, and the infantry is to fol. in the Palatinate ; tha: it was done low without delay. partly with a view of restoring the for. Spire, Jan, 2. The day before tifications, partly to raise new workson yelierday a French officer, with a bandthe other fide of the Rhine, and partly age over his eyes, was introduced to the to provide necessaries for Manheim. Auftrian general Otto, where he ftayed

Both the presidents formally pro- an hour. The horse he had rode upon tefted againft such proceedings; the ge- was conducted by a trumpeter and an neral, however, remained inflexible in husfar on his return, and the officer his duty. On the following day, an having the bandage taken from his eyes, imperial counsellor of revision arrived was conducted back again in the gene. to take possession of them. Time will ral's chaise, accompanied by an Auftrian flew what consequences this step will officer of rank. From the civilities mu. be productive of.

tually shewn on this occasion, it was Manheim, Dec. 26. A letter from conjectured that the French officer had Deus Ponts, dated the 23d, tated, brought some auspicious intelligence, that the French were preparing to quit and that negotiations for peace were acthat city and its environs. It is pre- tually on foot. sumed that this movement has bern oc. Ehrenbreit/lein, Jan. 2. The French cafioned by the arrival of the Auftrags are hard at work upon batteries at two near Treves, and that the division of places het ween Capellen and Oberwerth. general St. Cyr is proceeding towards They are also uncovering the abbey at Saar-Louis.

The latter place; the fine new church Bonn, Dec. 29. Whether the head. was likewise unroofed. quarters will continue here during the The principal light-house at Crux. winter, or be removed farther towards haven was blown down by the violence the Maese, is as yet uncertain.

of the wind on the night between the At Cologne the French have arrested 2d and 3d inftant. A vessel from Lon. a number of the clergy as horages; don, as an instance of quick failing, had they having imposed a contribution of arrived there from London in forty. soo carolines, on each of the monafte. cight hours. ries, &c. &c. and one of sco rix-dol. Tiranckfort, Jan. 2. . The armistice lars on each order of the regular clergy, has not yet been formally published in the poorer classes of mendicants only the armies, neither will it be, till the excepted.

ratifications arrive from the emperor and Vierina, Dec. 30. There has been the French government. All is quiet much agitation respecting the founda- , at present, as hoftilities are quite at an ition of the new univerfity; but it has end between the advanced poits of the

been finaily fettled, that the editice hall enemy, and the armies of Jourdan and be built out of the city.

Pichegru., The French general Kleber Genoa, Dec. 3o. The French have is at Strasbourg, where he has taken the entirely evacuated Piedmont. The command. corps which was advanced to Ceva, and A number of the troops of Hesle. kad for two days blockaded that fore- Darmitadt, on their return from Osnaress, has abandoned the enterprise, at burgh, are faid to have been taken inta the appearance of the united Sardinian the pay of the emperor. troops, under the command of prince The head quarters of the imperialists Carignan, and generals Argenteau and are likely to continue all the winter beLatour: this corps of the army occu- tween Kreutznach and Mentz. Count pies at present all the country before Erbach commands the army of the em. Ceva, to the extreme frontier which pire pro tempore, joins to our territory.

Hague, Jan. 2. A rupture between Kreutanách, Dec. 31. The fufpen the provinces, and a separation of the fion of arms is now finally settlest.- federative union, had nearly occurred Field-marthal Clerfaye sets out to-trior. on the 29th, when, upon the decisive Tow for Vienna, and the troops go int conclufion respecting the choice of a


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